Mini Chocolate Muffins with Crushed Peppermint Cream

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Mini Chocolate Muffins with Crushed Peppermint Cream
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
1 hr
Preparation
Calories:
153
calories
Calories

Nutritional values

1 cupcake contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie153 kcal(7 %)
Protein1.61 g(2 %)
Fat7.08 g(6 %)
Carbohydrates21.66 g(14 %)
Sugar added13.3 g(53 %)
Roughage0.17 g(1 %)
Vitamin A72.22 mg(9,028 %)
Vitamin D0.26 μg(1 %)
Vitamin E0.62 mg(5 %)
Vitamin B₁0.05 mg(5 %)
Vitamin B₂0.07 mg(6 %)
Niacin0.6 mg(5 %)
Vitamin B₆0.01 mg(1 %)
Folate15.8 μg(5 %)
Pantothenic acid0.07 mg(1 %)
Biotin0.19 μg(0 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0.14 μg(5 %)
Vitamin C0.01 mg(0 %)
Potassium18.45 mg(0 %)
Calcium21.68 mg(2 %)
Magnesium2.33 mg(1 %)
Iron0.64 mg(4 %)
Iodine6.45 μg(3 %)
Zinc0.08 mg(1 %)
Saturated fatty acids4.2 g
Cholesterol32.48 mg

Ingredients

for
24
For the cupcakes
½ cup butter
0.333 cup superfine caster sugar
2 tablespoons light brown sugar
2 eggs
1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon Baking powder
¼ cup cocoa powder
½ cup milk
For the buttercream
2 cups powdered sugar
4 tablespoons unsalted butter
3 tablespoons cream (48% fat)
½ teaspoon peppermint extract
To decorate
4 Candy cane (crushed)
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Preparation steps

1.
For the cupcakes: heat the oven to 180°C (160° fan) 350°F gas 4. Place paper cases in 24 mini muffin tins.
2.
Beat the butter in a mixing bowl until soft and light. Beat in both sugars and beat until light and fluffy.
3.
Beat in the eggs, one at a time until well blended. Sift in the flour, baking powder and cocoa and fold in gently until incorporated. Stir in the milk.
4.
Spoon into the paper cases and bake for 10-15 minutes until firm to the touch. Cool in the tins for 5 minutes, then place on a wire rack to cool completely.
5.
For the buttercream: sift the icing sugar into a bowl and beat in the butter until soft and creamy. Beat in the cream and peppermint extract until the mixture is smooth.
6.
Spoon into a piping bag and pipe on top of the cakes. Sprinkle lightly with crushed candy cane.
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